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Brewed By: Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Average Rating:
7.63812

Number of Ratings: 981

Style: English Oatmeal Stout

Brewed In: 1400 Ramada Dr. Paso Robles, CA 93446, USA

ABV: 7.8%

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Tasting Notes

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rocklobster profile picturerocklobster - February 1, 2013
Till now I have not had a stout I like.... This is smooth- awesomely delicious beer
Greek profile pictureGreek - January 6, 2013
Great tasting and smooth beer..easy on the pallet.
DaxAttack profile pictureDaxAttack - December 30, 2012
Probably best oatmeal stout I've had. Tasted in '12, had a 2011 and 2012 side by side. 11 had a wider mouth and side palate chocolatey flavor and heaviness. 12 more carbonated and a bit more top palate taste of chocolate. But full flavor and full mouthfeel and a delicious oatmeal linger for a nice sipping stout
beijoguy@yahoo.com profile picturebeijoguy@yahoo.com - December 27, 2012
Okay. Quite coffee tasting.
Mathusala profile pictureMathusala - December 20, 2012
Hearty goodness. Definitely worth drinking. Slight sweet edge, chewable, pleasant.
cgiron profile picturecgiron - December 17, 2012
Very dark brown w/ khaki head. Smoky, toasted malt nose leads to coffee, bittersweet chocolate & caramel flavors. Medium body & smooth mouthfeel. Delicious stout. Velvet indeed.
svenllr profile picturesvenllr - December 17, 2012
I had the nitro pour from the brewery and, well, it was just another stout. It wasn't bad but, ah, it's a stout. Interestingily enough, Cece recommended I sip it after a bit of the ice cream with fudge on my spoon. Oh , man, it changed the entire flavor and impression of it! But, on its own, it's just a stout.
BillyWelsh profile pictureBillyWelsh - December 17, 2012
Subtle chocolate espresso without a bitter bite. Just f-ing delicious from aroma to finish!
eagle_gwaihir profile pictureeagle_gwaihir - October 6, 2012
Chocolate and stout like. Worth a few goes... Oatmeal not obvious, coffee is. Like a mocha
erinmckenna21 profile pictureerinmckenna21 - June 13, 2012
Good for low percentage stout
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